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Add 35/8 and 1/5

1st number: 4 3/8, 2nd number: 1/5

35/8 + 1/5 is 183/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 5 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    35/8 = 35 × 5/8 × 5 = 175/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    1/5 = 1 × 8/5 × 8 = 8/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/40 + 8/40 = 175 + 8/40 = 183/40
  5. In mixed form: 423/40

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